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Kings Canyon National Park; tall trees, deep canyons, majestic Sierra peaks!

  Kings Canyon features huge monoliths like this in side canyon on the approach highway. Roaring River Falls is just a short hike off the highway, deep in the Kings River Canyon. Kings Canyon classic “U” shape is result of glacial carving millions of years ago! Huge trees, towering Sierra peaks, deep canyons and miles of […]

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Sequoia National Park; home of the giants and sister to Kings Canyon!

Huge grove of Sequoias stands as sentinels to entrance to General Grant Grove. Our Scotty at Sequoia overlook, with sister park Kings Canyon and Sierra in background. Our Scotty teardrop trailer is right at home with the big boys in Lodgepole Campground!   Susan Viall stands in front of downed, 20′ diameter Sequoia. The Tunnel […]

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Good maps lead way to stunning, out-of-way places!

View from our campground on a PG&E reservoir came with lakeside view and low fees for the night! PG&E reservoir offers stunning views, inexpensive campground! Pine Flat Lake in Sierra shows the impacts of several years of drought! On a late fall trip last year, headed for a few days in Sequoia and Kings Canyon […]

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